Viper 5XR Hovercraft


The Viper 5XRS is the flagship in the Viper Hovercraft five person range

Our Carbon Fiber Viper 5XRS is designed for the hovercraft enthusiast or for those looking for the ultimate performance and detail. The Viper 5XRS has a high power to weight while still maintaining a strong durable design. This model has exceptional responsiveness, stability and overall performance.

The Viper 5XRS features plenty of exposed carbon fiber weave while still maintaining a durable, high quality gel coat finish where necessary. The lower hull is further reinforced with ballistic grade Kevlar. Only the best high end fabrication techniques and resins are used throughout the manufacturing process.
Like all the 5X series, the Viper 5XRS Hovercraft is a stable floating platform for fishing, diving and retrieving. Our positive buoyancy system ensures an unsinkable Hovercraft, even if it is completely swamped. The practical design offers easy passage to all interior and deck areas.

The Viper 5XRS has a upgraded, higher performance propulsion system. It is powered by a fully remanufactured, enhanced 140hp 2L Subaru boxer engine. We have included fully programmable engine control unit which enables the ability to tune up or down depending on your needs. This engine offers more than adequate performance in standard factory tune for up to five persons in most conditions.
Viper 5XRS features :
•  Capacity to seat five adults
•  Enclosed electrical and engine air-intake filtration system
•  Externally vented aluminum fuel tank
•  High gloss, marine grade gel coat finish
•  HTD high performance tooth belt drive system
•  Unique 5XR logos
•  Large storage capacity
•  High buoyancy capacity

Construction Detail :
•  Vacuum formed epoxy/Carbon/Kevlar foam composite hull and deck
•  Carbon Fiber cockpit
•  Carbon/Kevlar fan duct
•  Carbon Fiber engine cover
•  Carbon Fiber dash
•  Carbon Fiber rudder vanes
•  Carbon Fiber flow straighteners
•  Carbon Fiber Elevator system
•  Carbon Fiber front and rear nose cones
•  Carbon Fiber composite seat bases
•  Galvanized engine frame
•  High performance, chemical resistant marine grade gel coat
•  Colors - Black

Attachments :
•  Forward and rear deck cleats
•  Forward tow point
•  Gunwale to provide Impact protection
•  Elevator system
•  Flow straighteners
•  Molded carbon fiber light bar and exhaust outlet cover
•  Auto bilge pump (500gph)
•  Orange strobe light
•  Cockpit hand rails
•  Deck and floor anti-slip finish
•  Quality coated nylon skirting
Dash components :
•  Tachometer / hour meter
•  GPS Speedometer
•  Fuel level gauge
•  Voltmeter
•  Water temperature gauge
•  Oil temperature gauge
•  Oil pressure gauge
•  12 Volt external outlet

Engine :
•  Serviced and machined Subaru engine block case
•  Serviced and machined Subaru turbo crankshaft
•  New Subaru STI connecting rods
•  New Forged pistons
•  New revised ACL race engine bearings
•  New revised multi-layer high-strength head gaskets
•  New genuine Subaru water pump
•  New Subaru timing belt including idler bearing kit and timing belt tensioner
•  New Subaru timing case covers
•  New Subaru high flow oil pump
•  New Subaru upgraded engine oil sump
•  Completely reconditioned high flow cylinder heads
•  Assembled using genuine Subaru seals, O-rings and sealing compounds
•  New high flow fuel injectors
•  Serviced intake and throttle body
•  New or serviced Subaru sensors
•  New oil cooler
•  Fully reconditioned or new alternator
•  New Gates alternator belt
•  New starter motor
•  New high performance radiator
•  New silicon radiator hoses
•  New tuned 4-2-1 aluminum coated custom made headers
•  New high flow stainless steel muffler assembly

Standard inclusions :
•  Operator manual and log book
•  15 spare skirt segments
•  Spare ignition key

Options :
•  Navigations lights
•  Forward compartments
•  VHF marine radio
General Viper 5XRS
Seating 1 crew. 4 passengers
Length 4.6m (15 ft)
Width 2.2m (7.2 ft)
Height 1.6m (5.2 ft)
Weight 365kg (803 lb)
Payload 450kg (992 lb)
Hover height (avg) 240mm (0.78 ft)
Positive Buoyancy 850kg (1,873 lb)
Fuel capacity 40 L (10.5 gal)
Speed - smooth water 80kph (43 knot)
Speed - ice 110kph (59 knot)
Ideal Cruise speed 35 - 60kph (16 - 32 knot)
Endurance 4.5 - 5 hours a/h
Noise 74db @ 30m

Engine Viper 5XRS
Model EJ20 Phase 2 Subaru
Capacity 1994cc
Type Two single overhead cams, multi point Fuel injection, water-cooled, four cylinder, four-stroke boxer
Power 104 kw (140 hp) @ 5,800 rpm
Fuel 95 - 98 Octane unleaded
Starting Electric start
Generator 12V DC 80amp = 960w
Recommended overhaul 2000 hours
Drive system HTD Carbon Tooth belt
Propulsion Integrated thrust and lift

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Goulburn. N.S.W. 2580 Australia
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